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Ccsenet (International Journal of Marketing Studies)
Sponsored by the Canadian Center of Science and Education, this journal features hundreds of archived articles published between 2009 and 2012; IJSM initially appeared bi-annually, but is today published on a bi-monthly basis. The journal’s central focus is marketing management and strategy, but each volume contains a wide array of specialized analyses.

EconBiz is an excellent resource for economic and business studies. It offers the option of searching all free access journals or only open access material.

Run by the American Economic Association, EconLit is a collection of more than 120 years of economic research. Here you will find plenty of reputable resources. It does require a membership, but you can get limited access to the website without one.

EconStor offers more than 128,000 open access documents in the field of economics and allows you to search by author, year, document type, or collection.

EDGAR Search
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has a collection of information intended to educate investors on the conditions of the stock market. The resource is called EDGAR, and it provides access to more than 21 million findings, including full texts of filings published in the past four years.

Hilarispublisher (Journal of Entrepreneurship & Organization Management)
December 2012, and the site currently hosts five articles. However, the site features five additional “articles in press”; furthermore, nine forthcoming special issues will tackle topics like ‘Social Entrepreneurship,’ ‘Corporate Governance and Business Ethics,’ and ‘Multinational Business Policy.’

Boasting its status as “the largest bibliographic database dedicated to economics and available freely on the Internet,” IDEAS indexes over 2.2 million items, more than 2 million of which can be freely downloaded.

Although primarily a job-search tool, this site also allows you to search for recent articles by subject. Not only can you do your research here, but you can also sign up and customize a newsfeed that will deliver you articles of interest.

National Bureau of Economic Research
The National Bureau of Economic Research has compiled tons of research into an easy-to-use, searchable website. The research is conducted by over 1,400 economics university professors.

Sciedu Press (Accounting and Finance Research)
This peer-reviewed journal (administered by Sciedu Press) features theoretical articles that cover various topics relating to the fields of accounting and corporate finance. The most recent issue (Fall 2013) addressed the efficacy of charitable donations and analyzed the role of foreign banks in the Chinese economy.

Scirp (Modern Economy)
Debuting as a quarterly journal in 2010, ME is currently published monthly; in addition, two special issues that tackled the recession and marketing management, respectively, appeared earlier this year. The journal covers a wide range of topics related to international economics, from agent-based models and exchange rates to sustainable development and trade patterns.

Thescipub (American Journal of Economics and Business Administration)
This quarterly journal has been part of the Science Publications (SCIPUB) canon since 2009. Articles from the most recent issue include ‘Retail Bankruptcy Prediction,’ ‘Achieving Business Sustainability Via I-Top Model,’ and ‘Single-Digit Inflation Targeting and Economic Growth.’


arXiv e-print Archive
Run by Cornell University Library, provides open access to over a million e-prints in the fields of physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance and statistics.

Computer Science Technical Reports
This is a collection of computer science technical reports from the computer science department of Virginia Tech, as well as industrial and governmental research laboratories.

This journal (with an archive dating back to 2004) features both theoretical analyses of computational foundations and articles that explore the economic and educational aspects of the modern tech industry. The most recent issue (June 2013) features a handful of papers covering various topics, as well as two special sections devoted to intelligent information processing and IT in medicine and rehabilitation.

Dblp (Computer Science Bibliography)
The dblp computer science bibliography is an online reference for major computer science publications. Although it provides access to both full-text articles and those behind a paywall, you can search for only full- text articles.

Hindawi(Computational Intelligence in Neuroscience)
This “forum for the interdisciplinary field of neural computing, neural engineering and artificial intelligence” features work from scientists, engineers, mathematicians, and other technology experts around the world. The journal’s archive features nearly 200 individual articles dating back to 2007.

International of Journal of Information System Science
“Security science, engineering, and technology” is the central focus of this journal that has been published quarterly since March 2012. The current archive features six issues; recent entries have discussed security concerns linked to cryptographic schemes, standards of information security risks, and ways to optimize intrusion detection systems.

Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research
Considered one of the first exclusively electronic journals, JAIR first appeared in 1993. The site’s archive contains hundreds of articles (housed in 47 volumes) that explore various trends, theories, and innovations related to the global AI industry.

The Collection of Computer Science Bibliographies
The Collection of Computer Science Bibliographies contains more than three million references. Although the site only provides bibliographic information, it includes links to PDFs or full texts on other sites where possible. There is also an option to search on Google for the full article.

This is an excellent database for finding documents, authors, and journals related to mathematics. Some of them are freely available, while others require payment.


American Educator
One of the most extensive journals currently available to web users, American Educator’s archive contains more than 70 quarterly publications dating back to 1977. While the journal has historically covered a diverse range of topics, most articles are devoted to three central themes: technology and innovation in the classroom, evaluative methods used by educators, and student outcome trends and strategies.

Current Issues in Education
This journal features articles that address molecular assembly, nanotechnology, and other concerns related to the development, production, and evaluation of various chemicals. The archive contains quarterly volumes dating back to 2011, as well as special issues devoted to supramolecular chemistry, advances in environmental chemistry, and carbon chemicals. Contributors are required to pay a $600 fee for the first 10 pages of their submission, and $50 for each additional page; contributors who live outside the developed world may receive a discount of 50% or 100% on their submission fee.


Advances in Chemical Engineering and Science (ACES)
This journal features articles that address molecular assembly, nanotechnology, and other concerns related to the development, production, and evaluation of various chemicals. The archive contains quarterly volumes dating back to 2011, as well as special issues devoted to supramolecular chemistry, advances in environmental chemistry, and carbon chemicals. Contributors are required to pay a $600 fee for the first 10 pages of their submission, and $50 for each additional page; contributors who live outside the developed world may receive a discount of 50% or 100% on their submission fee.

Circuits and Systems
Established in 2010, this journal focuses on two of the most fundamental aspects of modern technology as they relate to computer-aided design (CAD), nanoelectronics, telemedicine, and other disciplines; short reports and literature reviews are also published.

Journal of Bioengineering & Biomedical Science
Established in 2010, this journal focuses on two of the most fundamental aspects of modern technology as they relate to computer-aided design (CAD), nanoelectronics, telemedicine, and other disciplines; short reports and literature reviews are also published.

The Open Electrical & Electronic Engineering Journal
The articles, reviews, and editorials published in this journal cover a wide swath of topics associated with electrical and electronic engineering. Recent issues have explored x-ray detection, cooperative communication systems, network coupling, and duty cycle division multiplexing; in addition, a special issue released in 2013 was devoted to trends in signal processing and electronics engineering.

The Open Journal of Mechanical Engineering
Published since 2007, this journal explores various problems related to mechanical engineering, such as industrial carbon emission output, longitudinal residual stress during friction stir welding, and stress and fatigue of vehicular engine components.


This should be a go-to resource for art majors. You can search for information by artist, artwork, or location. It will then lead you to relevant articles from museums, newspapers, and other scholarly sources.

Digital History
The Digital History website allows you to browse newspaper articles, journals, and general sources for content related to American history.

Education Resources Information Center
ERIC, of the Institution of Education Sciences, allows you to search by topics related to education. Links lead to other sites, where you may have to purchase information, but you can search for full-text articles only.

Lexis provides a lot of reliably sourced content about law. Some resources can be accessed for free, but for other resources, you must purchase a membership or pay for each piece of content individually.

Literary Encyclopedia
The Literary Encyclopedia provides tons of resources on literature, history, and culture. Although you can view the entries without a membership, you do need one to view the articles in their entirety.

Library of Anglo- American Culture & History
The Library of Anglo-American Culture & History is a great resource for history buffs. Find what you need through its compilation of journals, newspapers, and databases.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service
The National Criminal Justice Reference Service provides articles and other resources focused on criminal justice and drug-related information. It is funded by the U.S. government and provides links to full-text articles whenever possible.

Open Library of Humanities (OLH)
The mission of the Open Library of Humanities is to “support and extend open access to scholarship in the humanities.” To research your topic, browse the featured journals and search for your required keywords.

PhilPapers is an index of philosophy-related journals, books, open access archives, and personal pages of academics. It is “maintained by the community of philosophers” and allows you to browse over 1,000 philosophy journals. It does have a function that allows you to search open access resources only.

Social Science Research Network
The Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is a collection of papers from scholars in the social sciences community. The site offers over 700,000 abstracts and over 600,000 full-text papers.

WikiArc is a search tool that allows you to find open access documents related to archaeology.


Analytical Sciences Digital Library
The Analytical Sciences Digital Library is an incredible resource. It “collects, catalogs, links and publishes peer- reviewed, web-based discovery materials pertinent to innovations in curricular development and supporting technical resources in the analytical sciences.”

Bioline International
Bioline International is a resource tool that provides access to open access research from developing countries. This is a great resource to find authoritative sources on health, biodiversity, environmental changes, conservation, and international development.

BioMed Central
BioMed Central provides open access research in more than 290 peer-reviewed journals in the fields of biology, clinical medicine, and health.

CHBD: Circumpolar Health Bibliographic Database
This is an incredibly specific resource, but it’s useful nonetheless. The Circumpolar Health Bibliographic Database contains 6,800 records related to human health in the circumpolar region (i.e., the area around one of Earth’s poles). Some journals and articles require an access fee.

Elsevier Open Access Journals
This is an A–Z directory of open access journals published by Elsevier. Although there is no search function, you can view the titles and descriptions of each journal.

Europe PMC
The Europe PMC provides access to life science articles, books, patents, and clinical guidelines. Although some of the articles are behind a paywall, there are 3.9 million full texts available.

International Aging Research Portfolio
The International Aging Research Portfolio (IARP) is a system that organizes and allows users to browse research related to aging. It “incorporates databases of grants from multiple sources,” as well as MEDLINE publication abstracts.

Public Library of Science
PLOS is a non-profit organization committed to facilitating openness in academic research. According to the site, “all PLOS content is at the highest possible level of open access, meaning that scientific articles are immediately and freely available to anyone, anywhere.”

PubMed offers access to “more than 26 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.” Some citations link to the full text on PubMed Central and publisher websites, while others are behind paywalls. You can filter your search to view full texts only.

ScienceOpen is an incredible research and publishing network offering open access content from more than 24,000 journals.


BMC Psychology
This all-encompassing journal publishes articles related to “developmental, clinical, cognitive, experimental, social, evolutionary and educational psychology, as well as personality and individual differences.” The archive features pieces that address topics like sex discrimination due to visual cues, culture-specific cognitive therapy techniques, and the short- and long-term effects of depressive symptoms.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health
The archive of this journal dates back to 2007, and contains more than 200 research reports, case reports, editorials, and letters. CAPMH is geared toward psychologists, pediatricians, neuroscientists, and other individuals in the field. Many articles focus on niche groups of children and adolescents; recently published pieces examined the role of psychiatry within youth welfare organizations, explored treatments for young people with autism or Asperger’s syndrome, and noted the ‘prevalence’ of ADD and ADHD among children in Turkey.

Evolutionary Psychology
Dating back more than a decade, this extensive journal specializes in articles and case studies that either bolster previous findings related to evolutionary psychology or seek to inform the public about emerging technologies. Many entries explore contemporary trends, such as drinking games and blind dates, as they relate to society and human behavior.


Academic Index
The Virtual Learning Resources Center indexes over 10,000 academic information websites, providing current, valid information for academic projects.

Archives Hub
Archives Hub allows you to search subjects, finding relevant information stored in various archives around Scotland, England, and Wales. Be aware that many of these are physical materials only available at certain institutions, but the site does provide some links to digital content, including images linking to full-resolution display and links to full-text files and PDF files, when available.

BASE: Bielefeld Academic Search Engine
BASE is operated by the Bielefeld University Library, and it offers over 100 million documents from over 4,000 sources. Sixty percent of its content is open access, and you can filter your search accordingly.

Catalog of U.S. Government Publications
The Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP) is a directory of publications from the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the U.S. government. Here you can browse more than 500,000 records, including direct links to those available online.

CogPrints is an electronic database of self-archived research for which full texts are available. The database includes work in the fields of psychology, neuroscience, linguistics, computer science, philosophy, and biology.

CORE aims to aggregate all open access research and facilitate unrestricted access to research. It allows users to check more than 66 million open access articles.

De Gruyter
An imprint of independent academic publisher De Gruyter, De Gruyter Open publishes and indexes open access material, including 435 journals and more than 100 books, in all major academic disciplines.

Digital Library of the Commons Repository
The Digital Library of the Commons allows users to search through thousands of free and open access documents from around the world.

Directory of Open Access Journals
DOAJ is a “community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.”

EBSCOhost American Doctoral Dissertation Database
This index provides access to over 172,000 dissertations from 1902 to the present in a variety of subjects. Full texts are provided when available.

Google Books
Google Books is a great way to search subjects, quotes, authors, and literary sources. Often, the full text will not be available, but you can search excerpts of books for your required information.

Google Scholar
Google Scholar has been a secret weapon of students for years. Here you can search topics, and it will return relevant, reputable articles, journals, and research. Full texts are sometimes available, while others are behind paywalls on publishers’ websites.

Library of Congress
The U.S. Library of Congress Online Catalog provides access to hundreds of documents in various subjects, including newspapers, audio files, and government documents.

National Archives
The National Archives Catalog is a free resource that helps you find historical documents and journals.

OAlster is a database that “contains records of digital resources from open-archive collections worldwide.” You can become a member to get access to all the resources, and physical copies can be delivered to your library through WorldCat.

Paperity boasts being the “first multi-disciplinary aggregator of open access journals and papers.” Its focus is helping you avoid paywalls while connecting you to authoritative research.

The British Library Catalogues & Collections
The British Library allows you to view digital galleries and online collections. It also allows you to search and request various books, publications, and journals to complete your research.

Wiley Online Library
This collection of online resources provides access to over six million articles in countless disciplines. You can check through all journals or limit your search to only open access journals. connects researchers with authoritative sources about various science-related subjects.


Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.

An Open Access Press

Bookboon’s free online textbooks for students are focused and to the point. They are all written by highly respected professors from top universities in the world and cover topics such as economics, statistics, IT, engineering and natural science.

Digital Book Index
Provides links to more than 105,000 title records from more than 1800 commercial and non-commercial publishers, universities, and various private sites. About 66,000 of these books, texts, and documents are available free, while many others are available at very modest cost.

Directory of Open Access Books
The primary aim of DOAB is to increase discoverability of Open Access books. The directory is open to all publishers who publish academic, peer reviewed books in Open Access and should contain as many books as possible, provided that these publications are in Open Access and meet academic standards.

eBook Directory
EBook Directory is the biggest directory of free downloadable eBooks online. 

ECS Digital Library
The Electrochemical Society was founded in 1902 to advance the theory and practice at the forefront of electrochemical and solid state science and technology, and allied subjects. The vision of ECS is to be recognized as the steward of electrochemical and solid state science and technology. By creating uninhibited availability of the science through open access, ECS can Free the Science, and accelerate scientific discovery and innovation, leading the community as the advocate, guardian, and facilitator of our technical domain.

Google Print
Gives access to full text of books.

IDRC Digital Library
IDRC is committed to improving lives and livelihoods by supporting research that addresses critical international development issues. One of the important ways that IDRC and our grantees help to bring about positive change is through our book publishing program, where we share our research results and findings with other researchers, policymakers, and communities globally.

We publish a wide variety of resources, the vast majority of which are available to download free of charge. These include reports, briefings, research papers and books. We also produce the leading journal Environment & Urbanization.
We have more than 6,000 publications to search and browse, ranging from briefings and backgrounders that offer introductions or key findings and policy recommendations about an issue, to more detailed case studies and research reports.
Where possible publications link to the IIED website where further information on related work is available.

IntechOpen is the world’s leading publisher of Open Access books. Built by scientists, for scientists. Their readership spans scientists, professors, researchers, librarians, and students, as well as business professionals. They share knowledge and peer-reviewed research papers with libraries, scientific and engineering societies, and also work with corporate R&D departments and government entities.

Is a free and open resource designed primarily for faculty and students of higher education. Subjects include arts, business, education, mathematics, statistics, social science, science and technology

Online Books Page
Is a website that facilitates access to books that are freely readable over the Internet. Listing over 20,000 free books on the Web.

Open Access eBooks is an international publisher of eBooks. Open Access eBooks covers different disciplines of science, technology and medicine. Each eBook contains around 6 or 7 book chapters providing the latest information to the readers.

Project Gutenberg
Is the first and largest single collection of free electronic books, or eBooks.

With PQDT Open, you can read the full text of open access dissertations and theses free of charge.

Scitation is home to the most influential news, comment, analysis and research in the Physical Sciences.

Part of Z-Library project. The world’s largest eBook library.

General e-Print archive

Asian Development Bank’s Evaluation Reports

Ateneo Journals Online


CERN Document Server
CERN Document Server

Digital Library of the Commons (DLC)

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
Directory of Open Access Journals – DOAJ

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
Directory of Open Access Journals – DOAJ

Filipinas Heritage Library

Guide to Open Access Journals 
Guide to Open Access Journals –

Hindawi Journal of Chemistry
Published Special Issues | Journal of Chemistry | Hindawi

Johns Hopkins APL Technical Digest



Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)

Philippine e-Journals

Philippine Journal of Science

Scientific Journals International

Social Science Research Network

Taylor & Francis Open Journals
Taylor & Francis Open Access | Taylor & Francis Online (

University of the Philippines Diliman Journals Online

University of Santo Tomas Journal Websites

Wiley Open Access
Browse Fully Open Access Journals | Wiley

Free Access Ebooks


Bielefeld Academic Search Engine (BASE)

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)

E-Books Directory

Free Computer Books

Free Tech Books

Library of Economics and Liberty (Econlib)

Project Gutenberg

Read Print

OUP Open Access titles
OUP Open Access Book titles – Oxford University Press

Open Theses and dissertations

Brigham Young University

California Institute of Technology

Electronic Theses and Dissertations at Virginia Tech


Louisiana State University

North Carolina State University Libraries

OhioLINK Electronic Theses and Dissertations Center

Open Access Theses and Dissertations

University of Kentucky